Author: 2UrbanGirls

2UrbanGirls has been cited in Daily Breeze, Daily News, Inglewood Today, Intersections South LA, KCRW, KPCC, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Wave, LA Weekly, LA Watts Times, Mercury News, New York Times, Orange County Register, Sports Illustrated, The Atlantic, and Washington Post. 2UrbanGirls has a recurring column, South of the 10, on CityWatchLA.

The City of Hawthorne has taken center stage on local newspaper, the Daily Breeze.  With recent developments over the city’s finances, Sandy Mazza, has attempted to smear the name of Mayor Chris Brown, as he prepares to launch his campaign for re-election.  Finance Director Rickey Manbahal has broken his silence to…

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This Friday, June 19th, the City of Compton will once again hold “Dre Day” to celebrate one its most famous residents, Andre “Dre Dre” Young.  This is the 2nd year the event will be held at the Compton Community Center.

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Long serving City of Carson elected, Jim Dear, is back causing controversy as the city courts the National Football League (NFL).  After once proposing to ban a local newspaper, he is now cozying up to them, in an attempt to defame the city he claims to love.  Now why is…

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At approximately 1:45 AM on Wednesday, June 10th, Angelyn Cobarrubia was on the way to take her 1-year old baby girl Kali (pictured above) home. While driving westbound on Washington Boulevard, a vehicle hit the back of her car, causing her to hit a light pole, flipping the car over.

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Best selling author, Larry Elder, has joined the CRN Digital Talk Radio network.  Some of his twitter followers were startled to not find him on his former podcast and he made sure I had the details, to share with you, on how you can still hear him weekdays at…

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Jack Humphreville, a regular contributor to City Watch LA is reporting that the City of LA has possibly collected more than $2 Billion from ratepayers, illegally.  Named as defendants in a few pending lawsuits, the city will have to prove the taxes were approved by the voters.  A review of the…

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Lamar Advertising Co. is a Louisiana based billboard company with strong ties to members of the City of Los Angeles city council.  The City of LA Ethics Committee recently fined former candidate Robert Cole for the majority of his campaign donors either confirming they didn’t give him money or they were dead.  This…

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Ezell Ford was shot and killed by LAPD officers in August 2014. The killing of Ford, who is described as mentally ill, made worldwide headlines. The officers were found to have no legitimate reason to stop him.  In a timely article released by the LA Times, on Friday, June 5,…

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City of Compton elections are over and after final count of provisional ballots on June 10, 2015, there will be an official declaration of city council officials.  One particular candidate, incumbent Janna Zurita, benefitted from having an influx of campaign contributions.  She was able to secure two offices and front…

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The City of Compton held run-off elections yesterday, June 2, 2015, which saw District 1 incumbent Janna Zurita against Richard Alatorre and District 4 incumbent Dr. Willie Jones against Compton Unified Board Trustee Emma Shariff.  Thank you to resident Bob Ray for live tweeting the vote counts.  The results may…

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2 Urban Girls attended the final candidates forum for the run-off for District 1 and 4 and honestly it was embarrassing.  People were about to fight and in the end, a Bishop Guillory and City Manager Johnny Ford, had the L.A. County Sheriff, shut it down.  Hopefully Royce Esters, of…

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